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COVID-19

The True Heroes are the Direct Care Staff

Staff at Massachusetts DYS has adjusted to new policies around family visitation due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Quarantining Doesn’t Mean Isolation

Staff and youths at Alaska DJJ facilities have tried to find the upside to new procedures and ways of doing things during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Staff at Pendleton Juvenile Correctional Facility

Responding to an Outbreak

Staff from Indiana Department of Corrections credit frequent communication as a key factor when reacting to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Deena Corso director of the Juvenile Service Division (JSD) at the Multnomah County, OR, Department of Community Justice

Half as Many Youths in Detention

Since March, the number of youths in the Donald E. Long Juvenile Detention Center dropped from 64 to the mid-to-high 30s.

Staff at the Maricopa County Juvenile Detention Center

Stronger than Before

Faced with the challenges of a pandemic, the staff of the Maricopa County Juvenile Probation Department feel stronger as a team now than ever before.

Staff of Rutherford House in Shreveport, LA affected by COVID-19

It Just Wasn’t My Time

COVID-19 affected nearly one-third of the staff at Rutherford House in Shreveport, LA

PbS has been a partner in assisting this facility to become a dynamic work environment that is not satisfied with maintaining the status quo.